Feminism and Folklore

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Feminism and Folklore is an international writing contest organized at Wikipedia annually in the month of February and March to document folk cultures and women in folklore in different regions of the world on Wikipedia. This project is the Wikipedia edition of the photography campaign Wiki Loves Folklore (WLF) that is organized on Wikimedia Commons to document folklore traditions around the world.


Feminism and Folklore project is a project organized by the Open Heritage Foundation. We express our thanks to the project’s sponsoring partners Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedia Belgium, Wikimedia France, Wikimedia Deutschland, Wikimedia Foundation, and Le Sans Page for supporting the project in the past two years. We would like to also thank our Media Partners Scholastic, American Folklore Society, Archivalia Hypotheses (Germany), Wikiwand, Tribune India, Punjab Tribune, Ajit News, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Savera, Dainik Jagran, and Punjabi Jagran for their support to make this campaign visible to the public.

Collaborating partners in countries

The Wikipedia project has been supported by affiliates and partner organizations from 12 countries – India, USA, Italy, France, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Tunis, Ghana, Philippines, and Geneva.